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In Yokohama, they'll be dancing in the streets

Aug 1, 2018

In Yokohama, they'll be dancing in the streets

by Kris Kosaka

Summer is a time for dancing. Across the country there are countless local matsuri (festivals) in which a regionally specific odori (dance) is the main attraction and, of course, there are the many outdoor music festivals that allow people to let loose and move. The ...

Yokohama to get aerial gondolas ahead of 2020 Olympics

May 28, 2018

Yokohama to get aerial gondolas ahead of 2020 Olympics

by Kantaro Komiya

Private-sector companies with the backing of the Yokohama Municipal Government plan to build seaside aerial gondolas in the port city, aiming to attract tourists coming from abroad for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Senyo Kogyo Co., the Osaka-based amusement ride manufacturer that operates the Yokohama Cosmo ...